Akihiro Wani has almost 30 years’ experience in the capital markets arena and is widely renowned as an expert in the banking sector. He has acted for major financial institutions on financial regulations and cutting-edge derivatives transactions, has advised on the establishment of head and branch offices of financial institutions and has acted on various matters involving cross-border financial trading, securities, insurance and general corporate transactions. Mr Wani is a professor at Sophia University Law School, a counsel for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association in Japan and a financial expert at the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation.